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Focus on Marriage Podcast

The Focus Marriage Podcast features relatable advice on healthy marriage with stories from guest speakers that challenge and encourage every couple to build a deeper connection.

Meet the Hosts

Greg Smalley
Greg Smalley

Dr. Greg Smalley serves as the vice president of Marriage at Focus on the Family. In this role, he develops and oversees initiatives that prepare individuals for marriage, strengthen and nurture existing marriages and help couples in marital crises.

John Fuller
John Fuller

John Fuller is vice president of the Audio division and co-host of the daily "Focus on the Family" radio program. He speaks and writes about family, faith, media and business. John and his wife, Dena, reside in Colorado Springs, Colo., and have six children.

Most Recent Episode:

Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 4

Busy seasons can disrupt the amount of sex you and your spouse have. It’s important to not neglect intimacy, even when you’re busy. John, Greg and Erin offer some insights for how a husband can better meet his wife’s needs inside and outside of the bedroom.

Past Episodes

Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 3

For a wife to enjoy sex with her husband, she needs to feel good about herself. It’s critically important for couples to discuss physical intimacy if they’re to enjoy it together. John, Greg and Erin explain a wife’s greatest need for intimacy.

Marriage

Restoring Your Marriage After Infidelity, Part 8

Infidelity can deal a crushing blow to your marriage. It devastates the trust you once had. But through God’s grace, an affair doesn’t have to be the end of your marriage. Greg, Erin and John offer hope to couples who’ve been traumatized by an affair.

Marriage

Thriving in the Midst of Financial Ruin, Part 3

Financial stress is something many couples face. But no matter how hopeless it seems, practicing good habits can help your marriage overcome financial problems. Greg, Erin and John give some tips for how you and your spouse can start making good choices with money.

Marriage

Valuing Marriage in a Culture that Doesn’t, Part 3

How a couple disciplines their children is important for the overall health of their marriage. It can especially be tricky when you’re in a blended family. Greg, Erin and John give some tips for how you and your spouse can work through different opinions on disciplining your children.

Marriage

Saving Your Marriage from Divorce, Part 8

All of us have been hurt by divorce in some way. Whether it was your own or a friend, the pain can leave lasting damage. Greg, Erin and John offer encouragement to those who have been divorced.

Marriage

Saving Your Marriage from Divorce, Part 7

Betrayal and abandonment are two of the biggest reasons many marriages fall apart. If your marriage, or someone you know is facing such a struggle today, you can find healing. Greg, Erin and John give thoughts on choosing forgiveness when your spouse has been has been unfaithful.

Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 2

In a culture saturated with fake sexuality, it’s critical for you to guard your passions, by choosing to honor your spouse or future spouse. John, Greg and Erin offer thoughts on how dating and engaged couples can guard their sexual desires against temptation.

Marriage

Enjoying Physical Intimacy as a Woman, Part 1

God created sex as a special gift for you and your spouse to enjoy. But experiencing healthy sexual connection requires a selfless attitude. John, Greg and Erin give some advice for how you can let go of selfishness when it comes to sexuality.

Marriage

Thriving in the Midst of Financial Ruin, Part 2

Overcoming financial obstacles starts with changing your habits. The sooner you adjust your habits, the sooner you and your spouse can achieve financial stability. John, Greg and Erin give some advice for how young couples can build healthy disciplines with money.

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